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Improving knowledge, access, and care for 38 years

When is it time for hospice?

  • Health status has declined significantly despite medical treatment.
  • Treatments aimed at curing a serious illness are no longer effective or desired.
  • Focus on quality of life is predominant goal.
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HFA's free service for health care providers who have questions about hospice and palliative care.

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Complimentary Webinar Available On Demand

Making Funerals Meaningful in the Age of COVID-19

Ken Doka, Brad Speaks, and William Villanova review the restrictions on funerals and other death rituals in the COVID-19 environment, what they mean for families and communities, and suggest alternatives to make these rituals meaningful to the deceased's intimate network. 1.5 CEs available

Ken Doka, Brad Speaks, and William Villanova review the restrictions on funerals and other death rituals in the COVID-19 environment, what they mea...

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How to Develop and Manage Virtual Grief Support Groups

Pam Gabbay, EdD, FT provides instruction on moving your grief support groups online during COVID-19.

Pam Gabbay, EdD, FT provides instruction on moving your grief support groups online during COVID-19.

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Hospice and EOL Care in Nursing Homes During COVID-19

Elaine Healy, MD, FACP, CMD and John Cagle, PhD, MSW discuss how this crisis is affecting hospice and end-of-life care in nursing homes and what strategies might be used to support families in facilitating intimacy and connection amid shutdowns and quarantines. CEs not available.

Elaine Healy, MD, FACP, CMD and John Cagle, PhD, MSW discuss how this crisis is affecting hospice and end-of-life care in nursing homes and what st...

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Supplemental bereavement support

Journeys Newsletter Available Online

Provide the online version of Journeys Newsletter to your email distribution lists or as a supplemental bereavement resource to your virtual grief group participants.

Provide the online version of Journeys Newsletter to your email distribution lists or as a supplemental bereavement resource to your virtual grief ...

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RESCHEDULED: Live on September 24, 2020 at 1 pm ET

Intimacy and Sexuality During Illness and Loss

This Living with Grief® program will emphasize the knowledge and skills that professionals must have to sensitively address intimacy and sexuality and suggest interventions that can help dying and bereaved persons address these elemental human needs.

This Living with Grief® program will emphasize the knowledge and skills that professionals must have to sensitively address intimacy and sexuality ...

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